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  • 26 September 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education, Vessels

    The Republic of Singapore Navy commissioned two littoral mission vessels (LMV) and inaugurated a new simulation center in a ceremony at Tuas Naval Base on September 26. The two LMVs, RSS Justice and RSS Indomitable, are the fourth and fifth of overall eight vessels in their class. Shipbuilder ST Engineering has so far launched seven vessels with the […]

  • 9 January 2015

    Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) ship Victory-class missile corvette RSS Valour returned to Tuas Naval Base on January 5th, after having been deployed for eight days in the Indonesian-led multinational search operations for AirAsia plane (QZ8501). Receiving RSS Valour at Tuas Naval Base was Chief of Navy Rear-Admiral (RADM) Lai Chung Han and other senior […]

  • 27 August 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    They are being replaced by larger and more modern littoral mission vessels.

  • 20 July 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) has decommissioned two more Fearless-class patrol vessels. The decommissioning ceremony for the 1996-built RSS Daring and RSS Resilience was held at Tuas Naval Base on July 19, 2018, marking the progressive handing over of duties from the PVs to the new littoral mission vessels (LMVs). “These two faithful Fearless-class […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Republic of Singapore Navy is set to commission the first littoral mission vessel RSS Independence on its 50th anniversary on May 5. “This will be a significant moment to mark the Navy’s coming of age at 50 years, as we complete our 3rd generation transformation, as we move into our redesign for LMV Indy to […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    After decommissioning its first Fearless-class patrol vessel RSS Independence in March this year, the Republic of Singapore Navy has decommissioned additional three vessels in the class in a ceremony on October 3. RSS Sovereignty, RSS Unity and RSS Justice were the tree vessels to retire at Tuas Naval Base after 20 years of service. The […]

  • 10 March 2017

    The Republic of Singapore Navy held a decommissioning ceremony for Fearless-class patrol vessel RSS Independence on March 8, at Tuas Naval Base. Not counting the 2003-stricken RSS Courageous, RSS Independence is the first of 12 vessels in its class to be decommissioned ahead of the arrival of new littoral mission vessels. The 20-year-old vessels will gradually be decommissioned as new […]

  • 13 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    ST Marine, the marine arm of Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd has launched Unity, the third of overall eight Littoral Mission Vessels (LMV) the company is building for the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN). RSS Unity was named and launched at ST Marine’s Benoi Yard during a ceremony attended by senior officials from Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) and the Singapore Armed Forces. […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) received its first Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV) as the ‘Independence’ finished sea trials and cruised to its new home at Tuas Naval Base on May 26. LMV Independence is one of the eight LMVs that will replace the current Fearless-class Patrol Vessels (PVs). The new ships will be more efficient than […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Coast Guard announced it has awarded a contract to Insitu Inc. to deliver small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) for the service’s national security cutters (NSCs). Installations of sUAS on NSCs are planned at a rate of about two per year, the coast guard noted adding that the total value of the contract including […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Coast Guard began installation of a small unmanned aircraft system on Coast Guard cutter Stratton, a national security cutter based in Alameda, California, on October 3, 2016. The Coast Guard plans to deploy the Insitu ScanEagle sUAS on Stratton beginning in early 2017 and will use the data gathered to refine the service’s […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The US Coast Guard on February 7 released a request for proposal for the procurement of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) for its national security cutters (NSCs). The US Coast Guard is looking to buy commercially available intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems for the NSC fleet that can remain airborne for about 12 continuous hours per […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Coast Guard released a draft request for proposal (RFP) for procurement of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) for the national security cutters (NSCs). Issued on March 28, the draft invites industry sources to comment, ask questions and provide feedback by May 15, 2017. The Coast Guard is pursuing sUAS to deliver an effective, low-cost solution […]

  • 4 July 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Belgian Navy recently tested the maritime surveillance capabilities of Schiebel’s Camcopter S-100 unmanned air system (UAS) in the naval port of Zeebrugge and in a land-based setting in Lombardsijde. The trials lasted from June 21 to July 1 and were aimed at developing a successful concept of operations for the use of UAS in support […]

  • 6 March 2012
    Industry news

    One out of three new Project 90600 harbor tugs has arrived in Baltic Fleet (BF) Baltiysk Naval Base. Harbor tug RB-42 will join the base’s auxiliary ship brigade. Two other tugs will be stationed in BF Leningrad Naval Base. By the end of 2012, two such tugs will be constructed for Russian Navy. Project 90600 […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    US Coast Guard’s program to equip its National Security Cutters (NSC) with small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) has received approval to start acquisition and initial operational testing on board an NSC. The service’s approval allows the program to proceed with its planned release of a request for proposal (RFP) and contract award for sUAS for […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Training & Education

    Twenty-six international defence attaches have been shown the vital role that Portsmouth plays in supporting the Royal Navy worldwide. The London-based officials visited Portsmouth Naval Base to see the part it plays in keeping surface ships available for operations. The attaches were also told how the base is shaping up to accommodate the Navy’s two […]

  • 1 April 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Germany’s Schottel will provide rudder propellers for the Royal Canadian Navy’s new ship handling tugs ordered from Ocean Industries Inc. Two tugs are to be delivered to the major Canadian naval base in Esquimalt, British Columbia, and two more to the base in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The first two tugs are scheduled to be delivered […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens visited Berga Naval base, homeport of the 4th Naval Warfare Flotilla, to discuss the importance of enlisted leadership development Aug. 18.   “Leadership development has been, is, and continues to be my number one priority,” said Stevens. “I truly believe that no organization can rise […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Coast Guard informed that it would test Insitu’s ScanEagle small unmanned aircraft system by deploying the system  from the Coast Guard Cutter Stratton stationed in Alameda, California. Should all go well, the service plans to deploy the system in 2017. The Coast Guard procured this contractor-owned and -operated system under an existing Naval Air Systems Command contract award. The […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Theodore Roosevelt Association (TRA) presented the 2013 Junior Officer of the Year award to a Sailor assigned to USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), Sept. 21. Lt. Carl Comasco, Jr., 27, assigned to the Reactor Department aboard the aircraft carrier, received the award in recognition of his outstanding achievements overseeing operations, training and maintenance for […]

  • 28 May 2014

    The Spanish Navy’s offshore patrol vessel (OPV) ‘Tarifa’ has just departed from Cartagena to participate in the International Joint Deployment Plan in the Western Mediterranean Sea to monitor the fishing campaign of the Bluefin Tuna. This operation forms part of the European Fishing Agency initiative.   The ‘Tarifa’ will control the Spanish fishing grounds located […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Royal New Zealand Navy’s amphibious heavy lift ship HMNZS CANTERBURY returned to Devonport Naval Base today.   The vessel was deployed for three months during which it took part in Exercise RIMPAC in Hawaiian waters, Exercise Croix du Sud in New Caledonia as well as two trips to Townsville to unload and then reload Army trucks. The ship […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Training & Education

    The Type 23 frigate has paid a three-day visit to a naval base in Ghana building on the UK’s strong relations with the West African nation.   Portsmouth-based HMS Iron Duke arrived in Sekondi where she berthed alongside Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship Black Rover and the two ships hosted an official reception. They were also […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has today announced that BAE Systems, Burgess Marine, and Magma Structures have been shortlisted to make use of the ship halls at Her Majesty’s Naval Base (HMNB) Portsmouth. This will help Portsmouth keep its maritime and engineering expertise and traditions. Negotiations will be taken forward over the coming weeks to […]

  • 7 January 2015

    The Los Angeles class fast-attack submarine USS Louisville (SSN 724) arrived at Okinawa Naval Base Jan. 6, for a port call as part of a deployment to the Western Pacific. With a complement of more than 140 officers and men, Louisville showcased the latest capabilities of the submarine fleet in its latest mission. Cmdr. Bob […]

  • 14 December 2017

    Russian president Vladimir Putin has submitted a draft bill to the lower house of the Russian Federal Assembly which would see Russia develop a fully functional naval base at the Syrian port of Tartus. The port is already in use by Russian warships which have been making port calls there since 1977. Under the new […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    While on the visit to one of the world’s oldest dry docks in Portsmouth, British Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, announced almost £100 million of infrastructure development in new dock facilities at Portsmouth Naval Base. The development is intended to further support the arrival of the Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers. The new work will […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US is increasing its military presence in Europe by adding two more ballistic missile ships to its Rota Naval Base in Spain. These are the first American ships home-ported here since Polaris-missile submarines left in the 1970s, U.S. base officials said. Guarding Against Missile Attack, Pirates Rota is key real estate, said Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, […]